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Farming and Agriculture Homestay This week, students began their fourth and final unit here in Thailand. Our global scholars are learning about technology, innovation, and globalization with a focus on food and agriculture in Geography class while exploring the challenge of a debate in their Critical Thinking & Argumentation class. With Ms. Yang, they are […]

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Student Spotlight   Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Amira Shakeel-Haadee Age: 15 Current Grade: 10 What do you miss most about home?  I miss going out… being in the moment. I also miss being at the house hanging out with my mom, watching netflix. I miss having fun. Not that I don’t have fun here. […]

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Conservation Propaganda Projects By Macaiah Patterson, grade 11 So we did a project because we went to our homestay we had to learn about three perspectives, which were the Royal Project, National Park, and Karen Indigenous people. The reason for doing this is because the national park would say the indigenous people were a cause […]

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Ally’s Experience at Nong Tao By Alejandra Castro, grade 11 We mainly had exchanges, so we weren’t at home most of the time. But the times that we were at home it was really nice because our mom was a teacher. She made us do zumba with her. That was funny. She played badminton with […]

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Student Spotlights Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Adriana Valencia Age: 17 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? My family. I’ve never really been away from home for more than two days. Being away for three months is really hard because I’ve never really been away from my little brother or […]

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Student Spotlights Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Patrick Davis Age: 15 Current Grade: 10 What do you miss most about home? My friends and my parents. We used to go out and do fun stuff like shopping, parties, going to San Francisco and cooking good food. What are you enjoying most about being in […]

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Rustic Pathways Children’s Home Talent Show By Bionka Moore, grade 11 This is how it all started. The whole day, Joseline, Alicia and I were very nervous because we didn’t think we were ready, and we kept messing up during practice. At about 7pm, we go dressed with our matching outfit. At 7:30pm, time for […]

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Student Spotlights   Thrival Academy: Oakland Alicia Eskridge Age: 17 Current Grade: 11 What do you miss most about home? I miss my niece. Her name is Kimara Ward. I miss my mother’s cooking. I miss my own bed and I kind of just miss the fact that I don’t have to move around a lot. […]

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Project Overload! By Johnathan Bautista, Grade 11 Well it’s a lot of work all at once, but I like the subjects that we’re being taught. And the projects are fun. For Ms. Esteves’s geography class we’re learning about ethnic groups in Africa. I’m researching Rwanda. It’s cool to learn the background information so we’re not […]

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Student Spotlights Thrival Academy: Oakland Thrival Academy: Indy Abraham Sigala Age: 15 Current Grade: 10 What do you miss most about home? My mom and my sister. What are you enjoying most about being in Thailand? Getting to know the culture and the people more and having new experiences. Personal Highlight from this week: Helping […]

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